Restrepia flosculata

Restrepia flosculata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Restrepia
Species: Rstp. flosculata
Binomial name
Restrepia flosculata
Luer 1982

Restrepia flosculata is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Restrepia.


Plant blooms from fall to winter with a single 1.5 cm wide flower


Plant is found in the cloud forest of Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 1200 to 1800 meters


Keep plant in moderate light to partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.


Common Names:The Small Flowered Restrepia


  1. Restrepia flosculata subsp. picta (H. Mohr & Herzum) H. Mohr 1996
  2. Restrepia flosculata var. pallens H. Mohr & Herzum 1993
  3. Restrepia flosculata var. picta H. Mohr & Herzum 1993

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